Primary Care Specialists Services
At Primary Care Specialists, we pride ourselves in providing high quality patient care services. We are strictly outpatient services oriented. If hospital care is needed, we work closely with hospitalists at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Sentara Leigh Hospital, Bon Secours DePaul Hospital and Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.
Acute, Chronic and Preventative Care
We offer general medical care, complete physicals, women wellness exams, sports physicals and school physicals. We have a special interest in caring for diabetes, hypertension and hypercholesterolemia. We perform and set up preventative health maintenance testing such as pap smears, prostate exams, mammograms, colonoscopies, etc.
Same Day Service Available
For urgent matters that cannot wait for an appointment, we offer specific walk-in hours with one of our providers who will take care of your immediate needs.
Healthy Living Center
Come join us at our Healty Living Center for an in depth but simplified presentation in diabetes education developed and conducted by our certified diabetic educator and nurse practitioner Olivia Newby. The center offers shared diabetes education in a group setting.
Learn how to live with and control your diabetes from certified diabetic educators, nurse practitioners and doctors. Healthy food sampling , free educational materials, self-glucose testing with one-on-one teaching, and powerpoint presentations with ample time for questions and answers, are just a few of the activities that are offered during a session in the Healthy Living Center.
When in season, we will demonstrate how to use spices and herbs from our own on-site garden to prepare nutritional foods.
The Healthy Living Center also has a Diabetes Prevention program, Silver Sneakers exercise program, diet information, health educational handouts and other health related programs. Our newest program involves hypertension and congestive heart failure education which includes hands-on cooking.
Sports Medicine care
Sports medicine includes acute and chronic care of activity related injuries and illnesses to include knee sprains, ankle sprains, shoulder pain, hip pain, etc. Most muscle related pain can also be evaluated and treated.
Other services include:
In-House blood & urine labs, EKG, spirometry, sleep apnea testing, ultrasound musculoskeletal testing.